Suspect involved in Pakistan air base attack arrested

Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Pakistan intelligence agencies have arrested a suspect involved in last week’s attack on a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) base camp in Peshawar.

The suspect, identified as Bakhtiar, was arrested during an operation in Charsadda district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Geo Tv reported on Tuesday.

Bakhtiar was involved in Friday’s attack that claimed at least 42 lives — among them 13 were terrorists.

On Sunday, authorities identified five terrorists killed in the attack.

Of the five terrorists who were identified, four belonged to Khyber tribal agency while one belonged to the Swat valley, Geo Tv quoted sources in the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) as saying.

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